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May 2, 2014 3:59pm PDT
, which means imports into russia which are important to people's standard of living will start going up. people will start feeling an impact in their pockets. at the moment, the sanctions that have targeted president putin's inner circle are not at this stage affecting ordinary people very much. only one of the banks was targeted by the sections. that affected the payment system a bit, and there was a bit of a readjustment. i think the key thing would be if further sectoral sanctions were brought in. in that case, the russian economy will suffer very badly. it's already in recession. i think it could start to spiral badly if further sanctions were imposed. it issident obama says obvious to the world these protesters are heavily backed by russia. what is the reaction to that in moscow? maintains the people in eastern ukraine are very much bying on their own, backed people who feel strongly they don't want an anti-russian government ruling over them in and that they need more control over their destiny. the moscow narrative is they don't have any influence over those in the east, they
PBS
May 1, 2014 3:59pm PDT
america." ruslanawn with popstar to hear why it is not russia that she opposes but vladimir putin. two religious extremist carried out an attack in china. it killed them and one other person while injuring 79 others. >> rushing to the scene was this latest terrorist attack. authorities say knife wielding attackers slashed passengers. headingthe victims were home ahead of national all the days. this took place as the leaders his firsthe region, as president. he is lying to get tough. this latest attack appears timed to send a defiant message to the country's leader. blast, thehe president says the battle to will not allowm a moment of slight miss. we must take decisive action, he says. second railway station targeted in two months. aina blames separatists for murderous rampage. this lies in the far west. this is the chewing pakistan and afghanistan. many muslims resent what they say is beijing's repression of their religion and culture. dozens died last year in violent attacks. this might be 2000 kilometers away from the capital but it is becoming a major concern for the authorities. th
PBS
Apr 30, 2014 3:59pm PDT
international monetary fund approved a two-year $17 billion loan package for ukraine. it comes as russia's foreign ministry is calling on kiev to tone down the rhetoric after ukraine's president says the country's military is on full combat alert in case of invasion. moscow claims he is trying to intimidate his own population. for more, i spoke with republican senator john barrasso, who has recently returned from a visit to the region. if i could start with the news that has come in from the international monetary fund of the $17 billion loan package for ukraine. do you welcome that? >> i do. i think it will be helpful, and the message from putin continues to be a significant propaganda in russian broadcast all around the region. you hear it in latvia, lithuania, moldova. all concerns to the people there because it is a lot of lies from putin, which are trying to undermine what is happening in .kraine >> how tense was the situation in ukraine? >> i was there the day the russian helicopters landed just north of crimea and tipped over the gas plant, which tells you to important energy is rus
PBS
Apr 29, 2014 3:59pm PDT
more and more control in eastern ukraine. pro-russia activists smashed their way into the regional administration building and -- in luhansk. with the windows broken, the crowd could climb in. of theirade no secret political sympathies. these are supporters of moscow who reject ukraine's pro eu government, which they see as illegitimate. a they are devising referendum on breaking away from kiev. it was not long before the governor's office had a new receptionist. the intruders are determined to stay. as for the police, they did nothing to stop this. they left the building without fighting back. >> the overwhelming majority of law enforcement bodies in the east are incapable of fulfilling their duty to defend our citizens. all the representatives of the services who are unable to fulfill their professional duties will be fired. >> for days now, pro-russian haves, some heavily armed, been seizing government buildings and police stations across the nation. the west accuses russia of stoking separatist sentiment here and escalating tension. today, the eu announced new sanctions against
PBS
Apr 28, 2014 3:59pm PDT
on russia. including 17 firms and sanctioning seven more russian officials. the bbc is in the eastern ukraine and has the latest for us. >> in eastern ukraine, it takes courage. out to, they have come call for a united ukraine. just wait five minutes, this man says, then, we will show you. attacked withoups firecrackers and baseball bats. the police did nothing to stop this. they have been battered into submission. the violence is escalating. ukraine -- he is fighting for his life in the hospital. who wasfilmed the mayor considered pro-russian. are blocking kiev his office and he has become a critic of the old government and a supporter of the ukraine. you will not find many of those here. we found pro-russian militants had sees the council building and the local police station. the crowd sang about the ussr. the militia that seized control here said that they had no trouble at all taking this building. they said they came and walked in stop there was no security and no one to stop them. theimir told me that operation will not stop here. maybe, in brussels or berlin. confident
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